A 46-year-old member asked:
Had a carotid artery ultrasound and doctor also heard bruit, what do they mean?
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Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Narrowing in artery: When there is significant narrowing in carotid artery-that would create turbulant and that can be heard on examination and called carotid bruit.
Go to see your doctor and discuss re- ultrasound finding and further management . Good luck.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
My doctor heard no bruits in my carotid arteries. Could there be any benefit, still, to an ultrasound of them?
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Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
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Last updated Oct 31, 2012
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